Latin Name: Santalum austrocaledonicum
Country of Origin: New Caledonian
Extraction Method: Hydro distilled from heartwood
Base note with a soft, balsamic, woody aroma.
A sedative for anxiety and emotional tension, it is useful for depression and insomnia. Soothing to the respiratory system and very helpful for sore throats, dry cough and bronchitis. Sandalwood is astringent, and traditionally used for urinary tract infections, like cystitis. Anti-inflammatory and balancing for skin and is great for dry skin, aging skin, eczema and psoriasis. Helpful for diarrhea, nausea and morning sickness. Its diuretic qualities make it useful for addressing varicose veins and lymphatic stasis and swollen lymph nodes. Makes a elegant, sensuous and centering natural perfume. Great in baths, massage oils, salves and mixed in organic unscented creams for everyday use.
Skin sensitization is possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used via inhalation and/or topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified period of time. Keep away from children and pets.
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